Lath wall

Lath is what you find under the plaster when removing walls in homes built prior to drywall. So what to do with a bunch of these pieces beside toss them in the dumpster?
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In my constant desire to reuse/recycle I came up with this:

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after furring strips added, masking the surrounding area

 

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Painting the background color. Tim likes to use his HVLP sprayer.
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I love this color!  Did the same treatment in the house I now live in and painted the adjoining wall the same color.
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Lath is spaced apart the thickness of a piece of lath.
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Notice the water meter on the bottom right of this photo?  Wait and see how we disguise that.
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The lath wall works the same as a slat wall. I like how the gas pipe blends in. Now to decide what color to paint the PVC.
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The wall in our house.  Easy to rotate the art as we desire.

Follow along to see the rest of this basement redo (click top right for the menu).

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